Celebrate Australia Day in the most authentic way possible, on board a cruise Down Under with Princess Cruises…

Australia Day is just a few days away now and Princess Cruises are offering a whole host of activities to mark it. The celebrations will feature on the four Princess ships which are currently based Down Under – the Majestic Princess, Sun Princess, Sea Princess and Golden Princess. Australia Day marks the first landing in the country by Captain Arthur Philip at Sydney Cove in 1788 and has long been celebrated far and wide across the country.

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Activities for Australia Day on Princess Cruises will include:
– An Australian-inspired food menu, with the likes of roasted lamb leg, meat pies, Tasmanian salmon skewers, roasted pumpkin and Anzac biscuits
– Wine tasting with sample drinks available from different vineyards all across the country
– Themed entertainment which includes a sail-away party with music and decorations from Australia
– Popular Australian films on the top-deck ‘Movies under the stars’ Cinema screen, such as “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” and Baz Luhrmann’s “Australia”

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The outdoor ship on Royal Princess

Last year Princess Cruises saw more UK guests sailing on an Australian cruise than ever before, with numbers doubling in 2017. Princess’ four Australia-based vessels, which are sailing from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Fremantle and Adelaide, form the largest deployment to the region in the line’s history.

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Princess Cruises is offering a 7-day Southern Australia Explorer cruise onboard Golden Princess, departing Thursday January 23, 2020. Sailing roundtrip from Melbourne, ports of call include Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Port Lincoln and Phillip Island. Prices start from £2,198pp.

For more information or to book visit www.princess.com, speak to your local travel agent or call 0344 338 8663. How will you be celebrating Australia Day? Will you be on a cruise? Let us know in the comments below!


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